The Expectation Effect
Notes from a Book Review
Food, willpower, intellect, stress, exercise.
Ch 4: The Origins of Mass Hysteria
Christakis, N. A., & Fowler, J. H. (2009). Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives. Little, Brown Spark.
Faasse, K., & Petrie, K. J. (2016). From me to you: The effect of social modeling on treatment outcomes. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25(6), 438-443. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0963721416657316
Ch 5: Faster, Stronger, Fitter
Giles, G. E., Cantelon, J. A., Eddy, M. D., Brunyé, T. T., Urry, H. L., Taylor, H. A., ... & Kanarek, R. B. (2018). Cognitive reappraisal reduces perceived exertion during endurance exercise. Motivation and Emotion, 42(4), 482-496.
Giles, G. E., Cantelon, J. A., Eddy, M. D., Brunyé, T. T., Urry, H. L., Mahoney, C. R., & Kanarek, R. B. (2017). Habitual exercise is associated with cognitive control and cognitive reappraisal success. Experimental brain research, 235(12), 3785-3797.
Arthur, T. G., Wilson, M. R., Moore, L. J., Wylie, L. J., & Vine, S. J. (2019). Examining the effect of challenge and threat states on endurance exercise capabilities. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 44, 51-59.
Rubaltelli, E., Agnoli, S., & Leo, I. (2018). Emotional intelligence impact on half marathon finish times. Personality and Individual Differences, 128, 107-112.
Orvidas, K., Burnette, J. L., & Russell, V. M. (2018). Mindsets applied to fitness: Growth beliefs predict exercise efficacy, value and frequency. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 36, 156-161. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2018.02.006
Zahrt, O. H., & Crum, A. J. (2020). Effects of physical activity recommendations on mindset, behavior and perceived health. Preventive medicine reports, 17, 101027. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.101027
Ch 7: De-stressing Stress
Crum, A. J., Akinola, M., Martin, A., & Fath, S. (2017). The role of stress mindset in shaping cognitive, emotional, and physiological responses to challenging and threatening stress. Anxiety, stress, & coping, 30(4), 379-395.
Smith, E. N., Young, M. D., & Crum, A. J. (2020). Stress, mindsets, and success in Navy SEALs special warfare training. Frontiers in psychology, 2962.
Cregg, D. R., & Cheavens, J. S. (2021). Gratitude interventions: Effective self-help? A meta-analysis of the impact on symptoms of depression and anxiety. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22(1), 413-445.
Brady, S. T., Hard, B. M., & Gross, J. J. (2018). Reappraising test anxiety increases academic performance of first-year college students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110(3), 395.
Robson, D. (2018) Why the quickest route to happiness may be to do nothing. https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20181218-whats-the-quickest-way-to-happiness-do-nothing
Ford, B. Q. and Mauss, I.B. (2013) The paradoxical effects of pursuing positive emotion. In Gruber/Moskowitz (2013) Positive Emotion.... [www]
Thakral, M., Von Korff, M., McCurry, S. M., Morin, C. M., & Vitiello, M. V. (2020). Changes in dysfunctional beliefs about sleep after cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Sleep medicine reviews, 49, 101230.
Ch 8: Limitless Willpower
Inzlicht, M., & Friese, M. (2019). The past, present, and future of ego depletion. Social Psychology.
Inzlicht, M., Berkman, E., & Elkins-Brown, N. (2016). The neuroscience of “ego depletion”: How the brain can help us understand why self-control seems limited. In Social Neuroscience (pp. 101-123). Routledge.
Baumeister, R. F. (2012). Self-control—The moral muscle. The Psychologist.
Hofmann, W., Vohs, K. D., & Baumeister, R. F. (2012). What people desire, feel conflicted about, and try to resist in everyday life. Psychological science, 23(6), 582-588. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0956797612437426
Baumeister, R. F., Tice, D. M., & Vohs, K. D. (2018). The strength model of self-regulation: Conclusions from the second decade of willpower research. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(2), 141-145.
Eyal, N. (2016) Have We Been Thinking About Willpower the Wrong Way for 30 Years? https://hbr.org/2016/11/have-we-been-thinking-about-willpower-the-wrong-way-for-30-years
Job, V., Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2013). Beliefs about willpower determine the impact of glucose on self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(37), 14837-14842.